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Old 06-10-2016, 04:22 PM   #11
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I used a Camco 59005 Propane Double-Stage Auto-Changeover Regulator as the replacement part. There was no research on my part in selecting this item. It seems quite popular based on the number of reviews. Based on what I know now I would continue to install different brands and models because they all seem to have a certain quantity that are flaky.
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Old 06-10-2016, 04:29 PM   #12
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Here ya go, Pat.
This is the replacement ETI sent. Much beefier with the round indicator on top. The old one had a round window in front with red and green markers in a circle. You could see the water drops in the window.
The markings on the replacement are: Marshall Excelsior
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Old 06-10-2016, 04:59 PM   #13
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Woah! That is a wee bit (after the fact) scary. Glad nothing happened, and they were able to correct it, and leave you with a fridge that performs better.
Appreciate the sentiment Jim; Susan was a little shook up about it. I'm just glad it was found, especially as it was a "while you're at it with the other things could you fix this gap at the top?"

Reace & Nigel took very good care of us
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Old 06-10-2016, 08:07 PM   #14
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Appreciate the sentiment Jim; Susan was a little shook up about it. I'm just glad it was found, especially as it was a "while you're at it with the other things could you fix this gap at the top?"

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Glad you got your frig got looked at . And so good the dangerous situation was found . Pat
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Old 06-10-2016, 11:51 PM   #15
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Appreciate the sentiment Jim; Susan was a little shook up about it. I'm just glad it was found, especially as it was a "while you're at it with the other things could you fix this gap at the top?"

Reace & Nigel took very good care of us
Ross, did ETI do the original swap on the fridge? Overall I am pretty happy with the new fridge, but thinking a bit more insulation might help.
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Old 06-11-2016, 12:00 AM   #16
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Hi Leon- a local RV shop did the swap. Wish I had waited and had Escape do it like you did.
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Since this is the current fridge thread I'll put this data point here. Right now my trailer is connected to shore power. It is 90F degrees outside, 95F inside the trailer. The roof vent is open but the Maxx fan is off. The trailer's fridge is turned on to 120V and reads 40F in the fridge compartment, 8F in the freezer. That's pretty good if you ask me. I have the dual door model that ETI swapped in for me last year.

I hooked up the trailer to outside power yesterday when I had a plumbing failure in my house that resulted in my having no water this weekend. Meaning no bathroom. So the trailer is serving as a "lifeboat". Yesterday I had the trailer's A/C on so I could cook in it, but today I turned the A/C off. I turned the fridge on yesterday just to fool with it, but it took a long time to cool down.
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Since this is the current fridge thread I'll put this data point here. Right now my trailer is connected to shore power. It is 90F degrees outside, 95F inside the trailer. The roof vent is open but the Maxx fan is off. The trailer's fridge is turned on to 120V and reads 40F in the fridge compartment, 8F in the freezer. That's pretty good if you ask me. I have the dual door model that ETI swapped in for me last year.

I hooked up the trailer to outside power yesterday when I had a plumbing failure in my house that resulted in my having no water this weekend. Meaning no bathroom. So the trailer is serving as a "lifeboat". Yesterday I had the trailer's A/C on so I could cook in it, but today I turned the A/C off. I turned the fridge on yesterday just to fool with it, but it took a long time to cool down.
Hi: Mike Lewis... We too are using our trailers "Umbilical" cord connection. We have no kitchen in the house. It's gutted to the studs and sub flooring. We cook and eat in the trailer and the contractor wired the new breaker panel with a 30 amp RV plug. The RML8555 is down to 35*F. Seems it does a lot better with a stiff wind blowing. Alf
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I used a Camco 59005 Propane Double-Stage Auto-Changeover Regulator as the replacement part. There was no research on my part in selecting this item. It seems quite popular based on the number of reviews. Based on what I know now I would continue to install different brands and models because they all seem to have a certain quantity that are flaky.
I don't know about the regulators, but I do think Camco makes a lot of quality RV products so you may have be on the right track. Good luck with that...
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Old 06-11-2016, 06:28 PM   #20
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I picked up a Marshall Excelsior MEGR-253H regulator and swapped out the stock one yesterday. The stock one measured just under 11" WC with my Dwyer Manometer. The new one measured 13" WC. Remains to be seen if that results in better fridge performance, but the pressure is definitely higher. It definitely solved my 'low flame' issues with the Spitfire Grill running off the QC.
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